dou·​ble-wide ˌdə-bəl-ˈwīd How to pronounce double-wide (audio)
: a mobile home consisting of two units that have been fastened together along their length

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Directed by Bill Hader and written by Taofik Kolade, the fourth episode of Barry’s final season ends with a paradigm shift, a time jump to a double-wide mobile home in the middle of nowhere. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 May 2023 It's been almost a year and a half since police discovered 25-year-old Kameryn Recchia lying dead on the kitchen floor of a double-wide trailer in Morning View, Kentucky. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 12 Apr. 2023 The ship is double-wide, 75 feet across. Jennifer Billock, Travel + Leisure, 28 Mar. 2023 This hamper comes in a handful of tasteful hues and five sizes, including a double-wide option with a separator for pre-sorting clothes. Theresa Holland, Peoplemag, 28 Mar. 2023 But most of Warfield’s four-bedroom, double-wide mobile home has been reduced to debris. Emmanuel Felton, Washington Post, 27 Mar. 2023 Halsey plays Mandy Starr, who shares a nondescript double-wide with her boyfriend Dillon (Eric Dane), an inept small-time hood, and young son Cal (Gavin Maddox Bergman). Justin Lowe, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Mar. 2023 This functions much the way the regular BassiNest does, but is double-wide to accommodate infant twins. Good Housekeeping, 15 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of double-wide was in 1966

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“Double-wide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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